The Manila Times shares unofficial list of Congress votes about ABS-CBN franchise

- The Congress is reportedly set to decide about the fate of ABS-CBN after all the hearings are concluded this Thursday

- A popular news website in the Philippines obtained a copy of the unofficial list of votes

- Based on the said document, 27 lawmakers voted “yes” for the new franchise of the media giant

- However, it was not enough to outnumber the total “no” votes that the majority of the lawmakers gave

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The Manila Times, a prominent news website in the Philippines, recently showed the unofficial list of Congress votes regarding the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN.

KAMI learned that based on the document that the said website obtained, the majority of lawmakers are voting “no” to the renewal of franchise of the said media giant.

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Although the document was unofficial, it showed that a total of 25 solons voted in favor of the Kapamilya network.

However, the “yes” votes were not enough to outnumber the 57 “no” votes of lawmakers with regards to the said issue.

According to The Manila Times, the voting for a new franchise of ABS-CBN will happen after the hearings are concluded on Thursday.

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ABS-CBN is one of the biggest broadcasting firms in the country. It has produced excellent artists such as Coco Martin and Kathryn Bernardo.

Several Kapuso celebrities reacted after learning that the said network was ordered to stop its broadcast operations due to the expiration of its franchise.

Vice Ganda also gave a heart-stirring message to the employees of ABS-CBN who are greatly affected by the issues that it is facing.

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